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Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
9th parliamentary term - July 2019
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TITLE VI : RELATIONS WITH NATIONAL PARLIAMENTS

Rule 151 : Conference of Parliamentary Committees for Union Affairs (COSAC)

1.   On a proposal from the President, the Conference of Presidents shall name the members of, and may grant a mandate to, Parliament’s delegation to COSAC. The delegation shall be headed by a Vice-President of the European Parliament who is responsible for the implementation of relations with the national parliaments and by the Chair of the committee responsible for constitutional affairs.

2.   The other members of the delegation shall be chosen in the light of the subjects to be discussed at the COSAC meeting and shall include, as far as possible, representatives of the committees responsible for those subjects.

3.   When choosing members of the delegation, due account shall be taken of the overall political balance within Parliament.

4.   The delegation shall, after each COSAC meeting, submit a report to the Conference of Presidents.

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